Program Design 101


Writing a great strength and conditioning program shouldn't be hard.

You just need a system.


Learn what they didn't teach you in school.

School gave you charts, graphs, and terminology, but didn't teach you how to use them. Program Design 101 is the system to practically apply that information and seamlessly write effective programs for your clients and athletes.

Feel Confident.

Just imagine what it will feel like when you have the confidence and knowledge to write great programs for your athletes. 

Save Time.

Program Design 101 provides templates and examples so that you don't have to start from scratch.

Be The Expert.

We did the research for you.

Program Design 101 highlights practical takeaways from hundreds of current research articles to give you the specific information you need to write great programs. 

Become a Program Design Specialist

Upon completion of Program Design 101 you will receive your Program Design Specialist, PDS Certificate.

Are You Ready?


1. Watch the Videos

Learn from the latest research and navigate programming with me as your guide to become an expert on evidence based program design techniques. 

2. Download the Templates and Do the Assignments

A program template is provided for each module assignment so you can easily apply your program design knowledge.

3. Review Your Programs

Compare your programs to great examples to make corrections and perfect your programs.


4. Get Your CEUs

The National Strength and Conditioning Association approved 1.0 CEU(s) in category C for certified individuals who successfully complete this course. Pass the 30 question multiple choice quiz to get your CEUs.

What Program Design 101 Covers:

Meet The Instructor


Matt Casturo, DPT, CSCS is a strength coach and physical therapist. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University. Matt runs The Movement System, an educational platform with the mission to Make The World Stronger.

Over the past 10 years, I've learned a ton about writing excellent strength and conditioning programs. I've written thousands of programs to deliver great results to personal training clients, novice to elite high school and college athletes, Olympic trial, and NFL Athletes, and more! I spent years learning the Nike Training method and teaching classes as a Nike Trainer. I've read books, followed by the research, attended conferences, learned from and collaborated with the top experts in the field, and finally developed a simple system for writing great programs.

I've organized it all into the 8 hour course, Program Design 101, for you to learn from.


You're in the right place.

Program Design 101 is for health and fitness professionals like you who want to expand their knowledge and learn how to write great strength and conditioning programs. Within Program Design 101, you will find a community of like-minded individuals who all want to better serve their athletes. Your instructor will help you along the way and answer your questions and provide feedback as you learn. You will learn to program confidently without questioning yourself or your ability to create great results for your clients. Having a system makes programming a lot less overwhelming, allowing you to get your clients results efficiently.

Pay In Full




3 Monthly Payments


$139 per month


90-Day 100% Money Back Guarantee

I am confident that you will find this course to be tremendously valuable. If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied, just send me a message and I will provide a full refund, no questions asked.

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